NCIS (2003– )
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" (original title)

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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

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Series cast summary:
 Leroy Jethro Gibbs (284 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Anthony DiNozzo (284 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Abby Sciuto (284 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Dr. Donald Mallard (283 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Timothy McGee (268 episodes, 2003-2015)
 Ziva David (189 episodes, 2005-2014)
 Jimmy Palmer (185 episodes, 2004-2015)
 Leon Vance (175 episodes, 2008-2015)


Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is the leader of a team of special agents belonging to the NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) Major Case Response Team. Gibbs, a former Marine, is a tough investigator and a highly skilled interrogator who relies on his gut instinct as much as evidence. Gibbs' second in command is Senior Field Agent Tony DiNozzo, a womanizing, movie-quoting former Baltimore Homicide Detective, who despite being the class clown always gets the job done. The team also consists of probationary field agent Eleanor Bisbop, a former NSA agent, as well as Junior Field Agent Timothy McGee, a computer-savvy agent often mocked by DiNozzo. Assisting them are Abby Sciuto, the energetic-but-Goth lab tech who is like a daughter to Gibbs, and Dr. Donald Mallard, nicknamed Ducky, the eccentric medical examiner full of unusual stories. This team of elite agents, based in Washington, D.C., solve criminal cases involving Marine and Navy personnel and their families, sometimes ... Written by NCIS Lover

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In addition to Troian Bellisario, one of Donald P. Bellisario's children, who plays as McGee's sister, there is also one of his sons, Michael Bellisario, who played Charles (Chip) Sterling on the show. See more »


Numerous times, autopsies are conducted by Ducky, who is wearing the same clothes he wore in the field. Not only does this promote cross-contamination, but it is also highly unsanitary as well as an OSHA violation. See more »


Officer Ziva David: Well, you know what they say. You cannot make an omelet without breaking a few legs
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: She's never making me breakfast.
Special Agent Timothy McGee: Uh, Ziva, it's 'without breaking a few eggs.'
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This definition appears in the opening credits of season 1; The Naval Criminal Investigation Service [NCIS] is a worldwide federal law enforcement organization whose mission is to protect and serve the Navy and Marine Corps and their families. To counter the evolving threats NCIS has implemented a new proactive strategic plan which emphasizes the following priorities; -Prevent terrorism and related hostile acts against DoN forces and installments -Protect DoN systems and information against compromise -Reduce criminal activity and mitigate the impact on Navy and Marine Corps operational readiness See more »


Referenced in NCIS: New Orleans: The Abyss (2015) See more »

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Something For Everyone
11 May 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Being a big Dark Angel fan (at least a Season One Dark Angel fan), my main reason for watching NCIS originally was Michael Weatherly. Seeing how he could play someone so different from Logan Cale was fascinating for me. That fact that Mark Harmon (whom I've always enjoyed watching)and David McCallum (fan of the Shaphire and Steel program)were also in the program was a bonus. My sister in law is a Mark Harmon fan, so she got something out of the program and everybody (my father included) loves Abby. This is a program that everyone in the family can get something out of. The occasional Dark Angel reference thrown in adds to my fun. (i.e William Gregory Lee who played Zack in Dark Angel was a guest star and was the actor who played Logan's Uncle Jonas)

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